Indonesian Islands

Travel with us to the Indonesian Islands of Java, Borneo and Komodo. A wildlife safari in search of Orangutans, Gibbons and Proboscis monkeys, in the jungles of the Unjung Kulon, and Tajung Putting, National Parks. There is probably no more humbling experience than spending time gazing into the trusting eyes of an Orangutan.  Watch the sunrise at the ancient temple of Borobudur and gaze in awe upon the volcanic Island of Krakatoa. Snorkel through pristine coral reefs teeming with colorful tropical fish and search for the Banteng and Mouse Deer, the Silvery Gibbon and the very elusive, and seldom seen, endangered One Horn Rhino Our journey ends, crossing the Wallace line to the dry rugged Islands of Rinca and Komodo in search of the legendary Komodo Dragon!


  • Jakarta city tour – Old Batavia and Javanese Puppet Heritage Museum
  • Island of Krakatoa
  • Unjung Kulong National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Snorkling on pristine coral reefs
  • Borobudur Temple – biggest Buddhist temple in the world – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Kalimantun Rainforest, home of the orangutan, gibbon and probicus monkey
  • Kimodo National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site – kimodo dragons


  • The services of a Specialist Wilderness Guide
  • All tours specified
  • Domestic flight specified
  • Twin/double accommodation on board basis mentioned
  • Meals as specified
  • Bottled water on tours and activities, and at meals
  • Park fees
  • Gratuities


16 Days/ 15 Nights


On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia, on the northwest coast of the Island of Java (formerly Batavia).  It’s a buzzing modern city with its origins in shipping and the spice trade.

Overnight ~ Breakfast Included  (International flight not included.)


In the morning we start the day with a Tour of Jakarta – Old Batavia, once the centre of the walled city under Dutch colonial administration in the 17th century. In colonial times, ships carrying spices from far flung parts of the archipelago would pass through this area to trade. Visit the Javanese Wayang Puppet Museum and stroll through Fattahillah Square. After lunch we continue on to Carita our home for the next three days.

We will visit the archipelago of islands of Unjung Kulong National Park, situated on the remote western tip of Java. This UNESCO world heritage site has remained an outpost of prime rain forest and untouched wilderness, with isolated white sandy beaches and coral reef shores which hold a fascinating world of marine life.This National Park is one of the worlds most pristine natural ecosystems . It is home to the rare  Javan Rhino , as well as other wildlife such as Silvery Gibbons , Jawa monkeys, Dole ( wild dog) , Banteng , Long tailed macaque , Java mouse , Lutung  and  Kancil  deer. There are also 72 species of reptiles ,amphibians and 240 species of birds that make  kulon their home

Our first cruise is to the  the island of Krakatoa Anak Krakatua (Child of Krakatoa). We cruise on to Rakata Island (Mother of Krakatua) for a picnic lunch and snorkel at the Legon Cabe Coral Reef before arriving home in the afternoon.

We will also be doing a day cruise through the Sunda Strait to explore the mangrove forests, and Badul Island, where we will stop and snorkel.  After a picnic lunch we canoe up the Cigenter River in search of pythons, hornbills, monkeys and crocodiles.  Rhino sightings are very rare although it is a priviledge to know they do live still live wild in this forest. You will arrive back at your hotel in the afternoon on this day.

Overnight ~ Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included


We depart for the airport in Jakarta for our onward flight to Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta is renowned as the centre of classical Javanese fine art and culture.  From here we transfer to Borobudur and arrive late afternoon. Evening at leisure.

While in Borobudur we will explore one of Buddhism’s most grandiose monuments, the UNESCO World Heritage site, Borobudur Temple, at sunrise. This tour will reveal the hidden secrets of the world’s largest Buddhist temple. The rest of the day is at leisure

Overnight Breakfast Lunch Dinner included.


Today we transfer to Semarang airport to catch a flight to the island of Borneo, the third-largest island in the world.  Meander through the streets of the port town of Kumai and on to the harbour.  Our adventure begins with a cruise up the Sekonyer River into the Kalimantan forest area. The Kalimantan rainforest is 130 million years old making it one of the oldest rainforests in the world . It is one one of the last remaining natural habitat for the endangered  Orang -utan . This large Asian Primate shares the forests with twelve other primate species: Gibbons, Langurs, Macaques, Proboscidea Monkeys, Squirrels, as well as nocturnal primates , the Slow Loris  and the Tarsier.

Boat cruise up the Leakey River to Camp Leaky, location of a world-famous Orang -utan research centre. During our visit we will trek through the surrounding jungle with a local naturalist guide and have the opportunity to feed some of the center’s resident apes, returning to the lodge in time for dinner.

Visit the Tanjung Puting National Park in the Kalimantan Rainforest, where we will trek and have more opportunities to catch sight of orangutans, proboscis monkeys and gibbons.

Overnight Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


We transfer back to the town of Kumai to catch our onward flight to Semarang on the Island of Java. We will overnight in a city hotel  Semarang.  Evening at leisure

Overnight Breakfast and lunch included this day. No Dinner


After breakfast, transfer to Semarang Airport for your flight out to the island of Bali, with an onward flight to the island of Flores. The island was given its incongruous Portuguese name, meaning flowers, by its 16th-century colonists. Labuan Bajo, a fishing town at the western end of Flores, combines tropical beauty with nearby attractions such as the Komodo National Park, myriad superb dive spots and stunning waterways speckled with little islands.

Spend the days enjoying the natural beauty of the Komodo National Park, traveling by speed boat  to Rinca Island and the Komodo Islands to explore the world heritage landscapes of the home of the fearsome Kimodo Dragon. We explore the Islands on foot and enjoy a picnic lunch as well as the opportunity to go snorkelling off Komodo’s captivating Pink Beach.

We have two days at leisure at this property to relax and enjoy this remote Island.

Overnight – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 15  – JAKARTA

We boat transfer back to Labuan Bajo and then on to the airport for our flight back to Jakarta. On arrival in Jakarta you have an overnight and day room booked; use this time to relax and reflect while you wait for your flight connection home.

Overnight Breakfast included.


Breakfast at leisure  -a day to relax and transfer to the airport for your flight home.